Up Prev Next
From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: can't make sybperl
Date: Nov 6 1998 3:14PM
Neil Ratzlaff writes:
> I am trying and failing to install sybperl-2.07 (to go along with perl
> 5.002 and sybase 10) on a machine running AIX 4.2.1. To keep things
> simple, here is what I did:
> 1. Edit CONFIG.
> I changed the Sybase definition to point to the sybase clientlib directory.
> 2. perl Makefile.PL
> got minor errors now, but wait until step 4:
> "sh: .././blib/man/man3/Sybase::BCP.3: 0403-005 Cannot create specified file"
> "Couldn't install sh: .././blib/man/man3/Sybase::BCP.3"
> Couldn't chmod 644, either
> (however, when I look, it is there, set with 644)
> "ld: 0711-327 WARNING: Entry point not found: _nostart"
> 3. Edit PWD
> I provided a valid user, password, and database server
> 4. make test
> got major error:
> "Can't locate vars.pm in @INC at .././blib/Sybase/DBlib.pm line 224"
> "Begin failed. Compilation aborted."
> So I looked for vars.pm on the whole computer, and came up empty. Where
> was this file supposed to come from? I suspect this a perl file, which
> implies that I should re-install perl (I don't know anything about the
> original perl installation). Where do I go next?
It looks to me like your perl setup is broken.
Run perl -v to see which version of perl is actually installed.
I would encourage you to install a newer version of perl (5.004_04 or
5.005_02) and get it installed correctly as this will make things a
Michael Peppler -||- Data Migrations Inc.
firstname.lastname@example.org -||- http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler
Int. Sybase User Group -||- http://www.isug.com
Sybase on Linux mailing list: email@example.com